Transport Scotland’s Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund is now closed for Round 2 applications. Energy Saving Trust administers the fund on behalf of Transport Scotland.
Public, community and third sector organisations can apply for funding under the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 Programme to facilitate the delivery of active travel and low carbon transport hubs.
Following the first round of funding awards, there remains £2.25 million of uncommitted ERDF funds to invest in projects from the Highlands and Islands (H&I) area and £2.8 million of ERDF funds for projects from the Lowlands and Uplands (LUPS) area of Scotland. Transport Scotland (TS) is also making available a limited amount of funding - up to £1 million - to support a proportion of the funding requirements of projects, subject to its 2018/19 budget being confirmed.
Transport Scotland has made the following changes to the criteria for the second funding call:
Please note applications are now closed for Round 2.
Please note the documents: Notes for Applicants, Guidance for Applicants and FAQs were updated at the start of January 2018.
|1. LCTT Challenge Fund Application Form - Round 2 (email for Word version)|
|2. LCTT Challenge Fund - Notes for Applicants - Round 2|
|3. LCTT Challenge Fund - Guidance for Applicants - Round 2|
Some projects may include construction, upgrading or bringing back into use paths or path networks. For more information about this please read Transport Scotland’s Paths Guidance. Some projects may include the provision of electric vehicle charge points. For more information on how these relate to the ChargePlace Scotland Network, please read the following guidance.
|5. LCTT Challenge Fund - Audit and Compliance Guidance - Round 2|
|6. LCTT Challenge Fund - Communications and Publicity Guidance - Round 2|
|6a. LCTT Challenge Fund - Communications Plan Template - Round 2|
|7. LCTT Challenge Fund - Claims Process and Reporting Requirements - Round 2_new|
|7a. LCTT Challenge Fund - Claims Form - Round 2|
|7b. LCTT Challenge Fund - Quarterly Report Template - Round 2|
|7c. LCTT Challenge Fund - Monthly Report Template - Round 2|
|7d. LCTT Challenge Fund - Change Request Form - Round 2|
Two webinars were held in November to explain the application form and key requirements, including the criteria that will be assessed. If you missed them, you can watch the video here:
If you have any questions please contact the Energy Saving Trust LCTT Challenge Fund team:
Phone: 0131 555 8691
Read on to see which projects were realised with support from European Regional Development Funds under the Low Carbon Travel and Transport Challenge Fund.
Some projects may include construction, upgrading or bringing back into use paths or path networks. For more information about this please read Transport Scotland’s Paths Guidance.
Eligible applications underwent a full assessment and were scored against nine project impact criteria. These scores were then presented to an Assessment Panel for their consideration. For more detail on the assessment process see the following document:
Get more information on the funding Transport Scotland has been awarded under the European Regional Development Fund 2014-2020 programme.Learn more
Awards were announced on 29 June 2017 by the Minister for Transport and Islands. Four organisations received funding.Project descriptions
For any questions about the LCTT Challenge Fund please email the Energy Saving Trust LCTT Challenge Fund project team.Email us